15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan
— 1 day
2
Verona
— 2 nights
3
Venice
— 2 nights
4
Florence
— 3 nights
5
Salerno
— 3 nights
6
Rome
— 3 nights

1
day
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Milan route maker site.

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic to Milan is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Punta Cana to Milan. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Punta Cana in December: high temperatures in Milan hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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nights
Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): make a trip to Chiesa di San Giovanni in Foro, experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, thensteep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra. Keep things going the next day: admire the local landmark of Madonna Verona Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Domus Mercatorum, admire the striking features of Case Mazzanti, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, thensteep yourself in history at Piazza delle Erbe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Verona trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Milan to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

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Venice

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 25th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Procuratie Vecchie. On the next day, admire the striking features of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, thensee the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, thentake in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Venice travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Florence sightseeing planner.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Venice in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Florence, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Salerno.

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Salerno is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Comunale, don't miss a visit to Chiesa San Pietro a Corte, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo di Citta, and steep yourself in history at Palazzo d'Avossa.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Salerno trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Salerno in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Salerno when traveling from Florence in December, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Scuola Medica Salernitana Museo Virtuale ©
Scuola Medica Salernitana Museo Virtuale
Via dei Mercanti ©
Via dei Mercanti
Chiesa San Pietro a Corte ©
Chiesa San Pietro a Corte

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and delve into the mystery of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in January, plan for little chillier nights in Rome, with lows around °C. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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